Gaughan’s buying hotel is child’s play

John Gaughan stands in front of the Postal Palace in Ely, one of the properties the Gaughan family acquired alongside the Hotel Nevada in February.
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The fourth generation of the Gaughan family is already making its mark in the gaming business. John Gaughan — son of South Point owner Michael Gaughan and grandson of the late downtown gaming pioneer Jackie Gaughan — was seeking potential casino … [Read more...]

Trio Bring Music to Ely

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From left to right: David Trotta, Michael Ronstadt and James Dalton perform at the Ely Fine Arts Center on June 20. The group, titled Trotta and Ronstadt with James Dalton performed for more than two hours, playing a mixture of blues, folk and … [Read more...]

Lions Teacher of Month

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Courtesy photo Lynne Adams BSN RN was named Teacher of the Month for May. Adams, who was nominated by White Pine High School Principal Adam Young, is White Pine High School’s Health Sciences teacher. Adams has held this position for more than a … [Read more...]

First Friday brings games, highlights local businesses

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Children got to play games like the bean bag toss at last year’s First Friday events. This year there will be even more games for kids and familes to enjoy.

By Garrett Estrada Ely Times Staff Writer   Carnival games, music, food and booths from local businesses will all come together on May 1 to celebrate the First Friday of the month at the Jailhouse Casino’s parking lot beginning at 4 … [Read more...]

Now is the time to start gardening

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Sadie McVicars and Heather Peterson from the Lawn and Garden section at Ace Hardware say that it’s time to start getting materials and soil ready for a beautiful spring garden.

By Garrett Estrada Ely Times Staff Writer As the grass begins to grow turn greener and the whether begins to warm, Ely is finally feeling the effects of springtime. Just as the seasons change, so to do many people this time of year, spending … [Read more...]

White Pine County Sheriff’s Blotter Report

Submitted by the White Pine Sheriff’s Office for April 8-13. Information and spellings of names contained in the blotter are as released by the WPCSO. Information will not be withheld at the requests of persons whose names appear in the blotter or … [Read more...]

Inmate Death

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The Nevada Department of Corrections reported on Monday, April 7 Inmae Christopher Sevey, NDOC #13977, died at the Carson Tahoe Hospital, of a chronic medical condition and had been recently hopsitalized. Inmate Sevey was a 62 year old male committed … [Read more...]

Andersons receive award

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On March 1, the Anderson family travelled to Winnemucca to receive an award that was the first of its kind to be given to a business. In years past, this award has only been given to individuals deserving of recognition. Anderson's Food Town was … [Read more...]

Locals become dancing stars in front of sellout crowd

Economy Drug's Pharmacist Andy Bath took first place with a swing dance that drew two perfect "10" scores by judges.

By Garrett Estrada The first ever “Dancing with the White Pine All Stars” drew in a high school gymnasium-filling crowd on April 4 thanks to spirited dances by local community members and the Utah Ballroom Dance Company. Six local amateur … [Read more...]

Anderson’s owner still going strong

Lee Anderson has spent over 30 years building a reputation on quality cuts of meat and friendly service at Anderson’s Food Town.
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By Garrett Estrada Ely Times Staff Writer At age 80, Lee Anderson still takes pride in precisely cutting the meats he sells in his grocery store, Anderson Food Town. After running the store with his wife LeAnna since 1977, he has garnered a … [Read more...]

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